Cucumber Mojitos

  • Yield: 12 servings


8cups water
4medium cucumbers, peeled and coarsely chopped
1/2bunch fresh mint
1 1/2cups agave syrup, honey or natural sugar
1cup lime juice
1 (750 ml) bottle light rum
Crushed ice
1/2liter sparkling water or lemon-lime soda
To serve:
1medium medium cucumber, cut into thin rounds for garnish
1/2bunch fresh mint
lime wedges


  1. Combine water, cucumbers, mint, agave syrup and lime juice in a blender and pulse until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve; discard solids.
  2. Combine cucumber mixture and rum in a large pitcher. Stir well. Refrigerate up to 4 hours.
  3. To serve, fill glasses with crushed ice. Fill halfway with cucumber mixture and top with sparkling water or soda. Garnish with a slice of cucumber, sprig of mint and lime wedge. Serves 16.

Note: For a kid-friendly alternative, make a double batch of cucumber mixture, omitting the rum. Serve with lemon-lime soda.

By Brian Morris, Relish Cooking Show


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 284
  • Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 19g
  • Carbohydrate 29g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 1g